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Creative Contributors Artist/Writer (Little Helpers on the Run)

Burwood Council's Volunteering Program
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About us

Little Helpers on the Run is an initiative aimed at teaching children and young adults to become valuable and compassionate citizens through acts of kindness. Our team of volunteers have successfully completed over 6,000 projects in collaboration with schools, nursing homes, and other community organizations to support vulnerable members of society.

Location and Hours

This is a work-from-home position with flexible hours.

About the Role

Are you an artist with a passion for spreading joy through your creations? Or perhaps you have a way with words and love the power of heartfelt letters? We are looking for talented individuals like you to join us as Creative Contributors!

We are calling all artists, students, teachers, librarian, nursing home coordinators, school administrators, preschool educators, early learning centres, universities, libraries and anyone who wants to make a positive impact! Join us in spreading kindness through art!

We have two excellent opportunities for you to get involved:

Volunteer Opportunity: We are looking for enthusiastic individuals like you to participate in our card-making or letter-writing activities to spread kindness in our local community and beyond. We welcome volunteers of all ages from around the world to join our project.

Donation Opportunity: Not able to commit as a registered volunteer? You can still contribute and make a difference! Donate your beautiful hand-made cards or heartfelt letters to us. Your thoughtful creations can brighten someone's day and bring smiles to their faces. By donating your hand-made cards or letters, you can still be a part of our mission to spread kindness and make a positive impact in the lives of others.

Key Responsibilities

As a Creative Contributor, your role will involve:

Artistic Creations: Using your artistic skills, you will create visually appealing and uplifting cards or artwork that will bring smiles to people's faces.

Letter Writing: You will have the opportunity to craft heartfelt letters filled with words of encouragement, support, and love. These letters will bring comfort and joy to those who receive them.


  • Registration paperwork and acceptance of our safety policies are necessary before starting as a volunteer or collaborator. Individual applicants must also have a valid National Police Check and Children Check, with two referees.
  • You must be willing to do unpaid work professionally and deliver on agreed time.